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Mental Recreation. Mind hack. Buddihism. Philosophy. Morality. Meditation. Psychology. Depression & Anxiety. Roko’s Basilisk: The most terrifying thought experiment of all time. Still courtesy of DreamWorks LLC WARNING: Reading this article may commit you to an eternity of suffering and torment.

Roko’s Basilisk: The most terrifying thought experiment of all time.

Slender Man. Smile Dog. Goatse. How to Cope When You and Your Partner Are Falling Out of Love - WSJ. How to Find Evidence to Support Any Argument. How to Use the Secrets of Master Influencers to Get What You Want. How Well Do You Actually Remember Your Life. Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation. Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation August 20, 2014 Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation Scientists at Seattle Children’s Research Institute have discovered an area of the brain that could control a person’s motivation to exercise and participate in other rewarding activities – potentially leading to improved treatments for depression.

Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation

Dr. Eric Turner, a principal investigator in Seattle Children’s Research Institute’s Center for Integrative Brain Research, together with lead author Dr. Exercise is one of the most effective non-pharmacological therapies for depression. “Changes in physical activity and the inability to enjoy rewarding or pleasurable experiences are two hallmarks of major depression,” Turner said. Dr. Warning over electrical brain stimulation. Given the option, would you want to think faster and have sharper attention?

Warning over electrical brain stimulation

Research suggests that electrical brain stimulation kits could have just those effects. But now some companies are selling such devices online, leading to calls to regulate the technology. It may sound too good to be true but scientists say the technology is promising. Transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS), which passes small electrical currents directly on to the scalp, stimulates the nerve cells in the brain (neurons). 100 Ways To Become More Conscious: How To Raise Your Consciousness. 1.

100 Ways To Become More Conscious: How To Raise Your Consciousness

Connect with nature – Go for a walk in the forest, jungle, field of daisies, or wherever you feel like getting a connection with nature. Has David Birnbaum solved the mystery of existence? How to Build a Happier Brain. There is a motif, in fiction and in life, of people having wonderful things happen to them, but still ending up unhappy.

How to Build a Happier Brain

We can adapt to anything, it seems—you can get your dream job, marry a wonderful human, finally get 1 million dollars or Twitter followers—eventually we acclimate and find new things to complain about. If you want to look at it on a micro level, take an average day. You go to work; make some money; eat some food; interact with friends, family or co-workers; go home; and watch some TV. Can we get our heads around consciousness? – Michael Hanlon. Over there is a bird, in silhouette, standing on a chimney top on the house opposite.

Can we get our heads around consciousness? – Michael Hanlon

It is evening; the sun set about an hour ago and now the sky is an angry, pink-grey, the blatting rain of an hour ago threatening to return. The bird, a crow, is proud (I anthropomorphise). He looks cocksure. Could Your Brain Be Hacked? 10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World. Reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think.

10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World

Some of the things that we accept as true at face value are notoriously wrong. Scientists and philosophers have made every effort to change our common perceptions of it. The 10 examples below will show you what I mean. 1. Lifehacker. Become Resilient To Deal With Stress. The Power of the Doodle: Improve Your Focus and Memory - WSJ. Quiz: Find Your Happy Place : NPR Ed. All this week, NPR Ed is focusing on questions about why people play and how play relates to learning.

Quiz: Find Your Happy Place : NPR Ed

Top Ten Books Every Leader Should Read. The book "Change the Culture, Change the Game" notes, “In an era when change is the new gravity, it’s time to apply sound ideas.”

Top Ten Books Every Leader Should Read

We live in an increasingly interconnected world of shifting environments, agility, and innovation. As customers, workers, and partners continue to relate to organizations in new ways, it becomes especially vital for leaders around the world to react to this age of elevated connection by understanding how people interact. A 2012 Global IBM study of 1,709 CEOs, general managers, and senior public sector leaders in 64 countries suggested this change. In reference to CEOs’ reactions to the intricacy of interrelated organizations, markets, societies, and governments, the study identified the things that leaders must do to be successful in an ever-changing business landscape: • Empower employees through values, • Engage customers as individuals, • Drive innovation through partnerships, • Understand technology’s impact through disruptive innovation, 1.

How To Look On The Brightside. By Caitlin, the editor of the Operation Beautiful site When I was younger, I was an overwhelmingly negative person.

How To Look On The Brightside

I generally thought the worst would happen, assumed other people would rip me off, and I said "I can’t" more than I’d like to admit. I held a lot of grudges. I was actually pretty mean to a few people. Magic mushrooms expand your mind and amplify your brain’s dreaming areas – here’s how. Psychedelic drugs alter consciousness in a profound and novel way that increases the breadth and fluency of cognition. However, until recently, we were unable to offer an explanation for how the brain was altered to account for these effects. In a new study, published in Human Brain Mapping, we scanned the brains of volunteers who had been injected with psilocybin – the chemical found in magic mushrooms which gives a psychedelic experience – and a control group who hadn’t, and discovered two key things: that psilocybin increased the amplitude (or “volume”) of activity in regions of the brain that are reliably activated during dream sleep and form part of the brain’s ancient emotion system; and that psychedelics facilitate a state of “expanded” consciousness – meaning that the breath of associations made by the brain and the ease by which they are visited is enhanced under the drugs.

Ego and emotion This finding of a similar pattern to dream activity is intriguing. Building a picture.